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2020

Issue 365
16 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - urgent information - Carers UK - Coronavirus guidance - Mum and Baby app launch - Tier 2 VISA - Lung suspected cancer referral form - Mental Health awareness Modules now available on Blue Stream - Great East Run 2020 - Latest vacancies - Reducing health inequalities – turning intention into reality - PM Forum - PCN Service Specification Network Event - Reminder: Harmful Practices Training - Friday 27 March 2020 - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Two week referrals for cancer (%) and two week referrals resulting in cancer diagnosis (as a % or all TWW referrals)

 
Issue 364
09 March 2020
Message from NHS England re COVID-19 - Care homes Annual Survey - Dementia Coding - PresQIPP Practice Plus - Cervical Screening Issues - NHS RightCare: Epilepsy Toolkit - Reminder: MyCOPD Pilot - Ipswich and East Suffolk Practices only - Suffolk Prevent Newsletter - Improving Access to General Practice - Community Action Suffolk CAS directory of services - Latest vacancies - Information for all Midlands and East of England CCGs only - PCNs leads invited to join an Ambulance Improvement Programme (AIP) Rotational Woking Sub-Group – 24 March 2020 - East Suffolk and North East Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT - Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals) access policy - Online learning for social prescribing link workers - NHS App Webinars - FREE Mental health and Emotional wellbeing Education evenings - Care Navigator training - Veterans wellbeing 6 May 2020 - PACT - Contact Us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG prescribing and expenditure on the probiotics Vivomixx and VSL#3

 
Issue 363
02 March 2020
Screening feedback cards - Suffolk How are you? Image for GP screens - RED January survey - New service for HPV testing (Gynae) - Breast Referrals - Reminder: Practice briefing: Fibromyalgia Pathway - Safeguarding Response to Obesity when Neglect is an issue - Have your say on Cancer  - New offer of Solihull Online programmes for parents and carers - ‘Suffolk and North East Essex Shout Out’  - Latest vacancies - General Medical Services (GMS) Ready Reckoner 2020/21 - Social prescribing report and recommendations – Australian Social Prescribing - For information: Feedback on Training and Education Afternoon - Coaching skills for leaders in Primary care - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: % of patients that have consented to share their Summary Care Record (with Additional information)

 
Issue 362
24 February 2020
DNACPR Completion - Older People’s Services Integrated Pathways: Change of telephone number - National Lottery and Kings Fund Healthier Communities Programme - Health Foundation Common Ambition - Ipswich Self-Management Event 19 & 20 March 2020 - Latest vacancies - Training and Education Afternoon - 4 March 2020 - Standard Level Prescribing Clerk Training - Thursday 2 April - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on over the counter (OTC) items for conditions which are self-limiting or suitable for self-care per practice

 
Issue 362
24 February 2020
DNACPR Completion - Older People’s Services Integrated Pathways: Change of telephone number - National Lottery and Kings Fund Healthier Communities Programme - Health Foundation Common Ambition - Ipswich Self-Management Event 19 & 20 March 2020 - Latest vacancies - Training and Education Afternoon - 4 March 2020 - Standard Level Prescribing Clerk Training - Thursday 2 April - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on over the counter (OTC) items for conditions which are self-limiting or suitable for self-care per practice

 
Issue 361
17 February 2020
Last chance – Tier 2 VISA sponsorship reimbursement only available until 31/03/2020 - My Care Wishes (Yellow) Folders - Mental Health Education Videos - New 24 hour ECG Provider - Faecal Immunochemical Test in Primary Care – Update February 2020 - DXS Update – latest documents added to the DXS Professionals section - Care Homes – new falls management initiative - Latest vacancies - Mental Health Education Evenings – 26 February and 26 - Training and Education 4 March 2020 - DUET diabetes workshops - Free online cancer educational tool for primary care - Pincer - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: GP+ attends as a % of list size

 
Issue 360
10 February 2020
Video consultations in care homes - Last chance – Tier 2 VISA sponsorship reimbursement only available until 31/03/2020 - Feedback Request - Follow Up wound clinics - Important Information Update for All Health and Care Providers in Suffolk - ResPECT - Learning Disability Education Video - Next Generation Healthcare: Genomics for Nurses and Midwives - NHS App Webinar - ECLIPSE software roll out to practices - PCNs, service specifications and revisions to the GP contract - Connect Leaflet - Latest vacancies - PCN Specification feedback - Free Suffolk Mind Your Needs Met training - Reminder: Mental Health Education Evening: 26 February - Suffolk and North East Essex Cancer Education event – Red Whale – 28th March 2020 - Standard Prescribing Clerk Training – Thursday 2nd April - NHS App Webinar - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on items that are considered to be of low clinical priority per practice December 2018 – November 2019 (£/1000 patients)

 
Inbox 359
03 February 2020

Coronavirus campaign - Medicine Management Remote Access - Neurology Alerts - New Guidance Launched for Musculoskeletal First Contact Practitioner services - ReSPECT plan update for Suffolk - Research opportunity personality disorders in primary care - New Tier 3 Child Weight Management Service in Suffolk for 2020 - Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness week - Latest vacancies - PCN CLINICAL DIRECTORS Meetings on 6 February - Primary care nurse forum - Training & Education Afternoon 6 Feb - Diabetes 3-day workshop - MECC training in Felixstowe - PACT - Did you know..? Disabled Advice Bureau - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Learning Disability Health Checks

 
Issue 358
27 January 2020
Stoma Product Recall - ‘Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) – Help Us Help You, Get Protected’ - Learning from Children’s Deaths Newsletter - PCSE and Deceased Patient Records - NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG – meeting in public - MyCOPD Pilot – Ipswich and East Suffolk Practices only - Suffolk Prevent Newsletter – Winter 2020 - Suffolk How are you? Physical Activity Films - WellPoint Kiosks in locations across East Suffolk and Ipswich CCG area - ActivLives activities, newsletter & timetable - Latest vacancies - Commissioning News 21 January 2020 - Social Prescribing Second Edition newsletter - Training and Education Afternoon – 6 February - Save the Date – 1st Primary Care Nurse Forum 2020 - Mental Health Education Videos - Mental Health Education Evening: 26 February - National Data Opt out - online training to support compliance deadline - GPN Rosalind Franklin leadership programme - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week:  IESCCG spend per 1000 patients on rubefacients (excluding topical NSAIDs) by practice Nov’18 to Dec’19

 
Issue 357
20 January 2020

Care Homes and Fax Machines - Recycle your GP record sharing banner -  My Care Record - Go-Live information - Latest mental health education films - Practice Briefing: Fibromyalgia Pathway - Suffolk Respiratory Group – Putting the Quality into Spirometry Interpretation - Practice guidance: offering 25% of appointments online - GP Communication letter from Moorfields - Pre-registration pharmacist 2021/2022 information - Reminder: East Read Resources - Latest vacancies - Webinar on Primary Care Networks – Supporting young carers - Develop the leadership skills to make primary care networks happen - MIMS Learning Live London is now open! - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Delivery of all 6 core health elements in the SMI Health checks by Quarter 2019/20


 
Issue 356
13 January 2020
Important message from the Suffolk Coroners Service - change of process - Warfarin - message from Julia Green – Anticoagulation Nurse Specialist - Pharmacy fined £275,000 for unsecure storage of patient data - Latest mental health education film - PPG News - Latest Edition - OneLife Suffolk New Tier 3 Child Weight Management service - Latest vacancies - MASTA - Travel Health Education Evenings - Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on products to treat acute sore throat, coughs and colds by practice

 
Issue 355
06 January 2020
Suffolk How Are You? Campaign Videos - PCN draft service specifications - IMPORTANT - Mental Health Education videos: Personality disorder - Highlight your multi-disciplinary teams with new materials - NHS Primary Care: the voice of PCNs - RED Jan - Fitbit competition - Great East Swim - Alton Water - Latest vacancies - Primary Care Network (PCN) webpage - Connect for Health website upgrade - Free educational evenings on mental health and emotional wellbeing - A Domestic Abuse Conference is being held at the University of Suffolk - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Cumulative Emergency Admissions per 1,000 patients – October 2019 vs October 2018.

2019

Weekly Inbox 2019

Issue 354
23 December 2019
Child Death Review Panel - Quick Questionnaire for Prescribing Leads - Reminder: Services to Support Admission in Ipswich and East Suffolk - Changes to HCP frameworks - Primary Care Dashboard - Latest vacancies - High Weald PCN: Why long service may be a Clinical Director's greatest asset - Free 2020 Clinical Update courses for the Nursing team - Book now! - Training for non PCN practice pharmacists - NANIME 2020 Dates - PACT - Did you know..? 2020 is Year of the Nurse!  - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG Percentage of antibacterial items prescribed as co-amoxiclav, cephalosporins and quinolones by practice - November 2018 to October 2019

 
Issue 353
16 December 2019
Education afternoon feedback request  - Reports to prevent future deaths - message from the CF Accountable Officer - Services to Support Admission Prevention in Ipswich and East Suffolk - Dermoscopy course - Latest vacancies - Community Development to support your PCN - Christmas working for Connect for Health social prescribing providers - Amended dates/venues: Practice Manager Training - Reminder: FREE 3 hour GP Complaints Handling workshop - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: LD Health Checks Completed – Q2 2019/19 Compared to Q2 18/19 and end of year position 2018/19 

 
Issue 352
09 December 2019

Diabetes Programme: Eclipse software - Community Physio Respiratory Referrals - Mental Health Education Videos - Suffolk Coroners Service - Local vacancies - Supporting you to get PCNs off the ground - Dermatology Education Afternoon - Care Navigator Forum This week - Learning Disability Nursing Conference - GP Complaints Handling Workshop - Reminder: Practice Manager Training - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Vitamins Prescribing

 
Issue 351
02 December 2019
Dermatology - Pre-registration Pharmacists in General Practice 2021/2022: Information for Prospective Host Sites - DXS Update – Changes to Folder Structure - Online mental health resources for your patients - Kooth Festive Season poster and video - Care Navigator News - SEND Practitioner Brief November 2019 - ICUsteps - Research Alert - Latest vacancies - East of England Social Prescribing peer support workshops for PCN Link Workers - Reminder: Drug, Alcohol & Substance Misuse and Mental Health: 4 December 2019 - Practice managers – funded coaching and mentoring opportunity - Training and Education Afternoon 11 December 2019: A Rash Diagnosis? - Care Navigator Forum 11 December 2019 - Save the Date – Practice Managers 11 December 2019 - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week:  QoF Measure AF007 – patients with atrial fibrillation with a record of a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 2 or more, the percentage of patients who are NOT currently treated with anti-coagulation drug therapy.

 
Issue 350
25 November 2019
Urgent: Action required - Ongentys (Opicapone) 50mg capsules - Supply shortage - Living Life to the Full (LLTTF) Survey - CCG Meetings in public - November - Reminder: Additional Care Home Ward Round - Help promote flu vaccines for people with learning disabilities and their carers - Flu Outbreaks in Care Homes - Dermatology - Services to Support Admission Prevention in Ipswich and East Suffolk - Supporting Family Carers in Suffolk - Breast cancer and weight management groups - Latest vacancies - Primary Care Pharmacy Association and NHS England and NHS Improvement Joint Regional Events - How to access good PCN Development support - Reminder: Drug, Alcohol & Substance Misuse and Mental Health: 4 December 2019 - Reminder: General Practice Improvement Leads programme – applications open for East of England regional cohort - Training and Education Afternoon 11 December 2019: A Rash Diagnosis? - Care Navigator Forum 11 December 2019 - Practice Manager Training - NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme e-learning module now live - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on products used to treat indigestion and heartburn per practice
 
Issue 349
18 November 2019
Suicide Prevention for Veterans - Audit of GP Surgeries in Suffolk - Care Navigator Training: Expression of Interest - Launch of the Ipswich Hospital Patient Portal - Repeat Prescriptions within Suffolk and North East Essex - Pilot: New Atrial Fibrillation Screening service - Reminder: Supporting Family Carers in Suffolk - Red Whale Women's Health Handbook - DWP Support to Practices - Leadership Development and Primary Care (BMJ) - Pharmacy Group -  Get Help to Get Active - DXS and Referrals Update - End of Life (EOL) yellow folders - Latest vacancies - How to access support Webinars - AMPARO Event: 2 December 2019 - Drug, Alcohol & Substance Misuse and Mental Health: 4 December 2019 - General Practice Improvement leads programme - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Dementia Diagnosis rate

 
Issue 348
11 November 2019
6 November Education Afternoon - feedback request - European Antibiotic Awareness day / week - Capacity alerts and 26ww message for GPs - NHS App Internal Communications Campaign - PCN - Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme - Invoicing Template and Arrangement - Pilot: New Atrial Fibrillation Screening Servic - Suffolk Alliance Mental Health Programme Team Newsletter - Carers Rights Day- Latest vacancies - Reminder: Psychosis evening training at Trinity Park - Become a training practice - Become a clinical supervisor - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Strong Opioids

 
Issue 347
04 November 2019
End of Life / Care Homes Update - SARC (Sexual Abuse Referral Centre) - Flu leaflets - Flu vaccination messaging for people with a learning disability - Primary Care Leadership Collaboratives - Information for Midlands and East of England CCGs - Podcast – Suffolk Primary Care - Start planning for Self Care Week 18 - 24 November - Latest vacancies - Senior Clinical Leadership programme - PCNS – Next Steps for Practice Managers Conference - Reminder: FREE Workforce Transgender Awareness Training - Psychosis: the What and Why of Early Intervention - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: QoF overall achievement and exception (All Domains)

 
Issue 346
28 October 2019
Reminder: Veterans Covenant  - Correction: Veterans Covenant - General Practice Podcast: SPC - PPG News latest newsletter - SEND Parent Carer Update - CCG Website User Account - Latest local vacancies - PCN Questionnaire - Training and Education Afternoon 6 Nov - Early intervention in Psychosis 12 Nov - Goal setting for Patients living with Multimorbidity - Reminder: Transgender Awareness - Prescribing Clerk Training: Standard level - PACT - Did you know..? CCG Newsletter - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Antibiotics prescribing and LES update
 
Issue 345
21 October 2019
My Care Record - Suicide Prevention for Veterans - Flu Vaccinations - School Children - Flu Vaccination Service 19/20 - New Neurology Pre Referral Guidance and Suspected Seizure Referral Form - Improving identification of people with a learning disability - Suffolk Alliance Mental Health Programme team - Antibiotic LES - Street Cricket - Free Sports for young people at Chantry Academy - OneLife Suffolk - new location - Veterans Covenant - Latest vacancies - Latest episode of NHS England's primary care networks podcast now available - Coming up.... Connect for Health Woodbridge - Free Workforce Transgender Awareness training - Keeping your patients and workforce safe - Primary care learning event - Appliance Update for Prescribing Clerks - Wednesday 6 November - Standard Level Prescribing Clerk Training – Wednesday 11 December - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Number of Attendances per 1000 patients at GP+ appointments
 
Issue 344
14 October 2019

Tell us about your experience of Integrated Community Pediatric Services - Safeguarding leads sessions for Primary Care focusing on domestic abuse - Kooth online counselling and wellbeing service for 11-18 year olds - Latest update from mental health transformation programme - Formulary Update - Suffolk and North East Essex ICS Newsletter - GP Practice and Care Homes networking session - Housing related support - Ipswich Borough Council - Primary Care Networks - Next steps for Practice Managers - Latest vacancies - PCN Pharmacists webinar Wednesday 16 October - Coming up.... Connect for Health Woodbridge - Developing Nursing Leadership in Primary Care - Workforce Trans Awareness Training - ARPT Accredited Spirometry Course - Appliance Update - Standard Level Prescribing Clerk Training - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Antibacterial items per STAR-PU by practice

 
Issue 343
07 October 2019
Notification of Death Regulations 2019 - Suffolk Respiratory Group Meeting - How to implement online consultations… - Suffolk How Are You? - Latest vacancies - Coming up... Connect for Health Stowmarket - Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Evening Education Series -  Workforce Trans Awareness Training for Healthcare professionals in November - ARPT Accredited Spirometry Course - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Secondary Care Admissions Versus Prescribing Budget Variance

 
Issue 342
30 September 2019
Digitising old GP Records Survey - Digital Maternity Exemption Pilot - Reminder: Ophthalmology training - Updated Referral Guidance MSK Post-Operative Physio - Lipids Clinic Briefing - Primary Care Dashboard - ME/CFS Service - Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Evening Education Series – Wednesday 16th October, Learning Disabilities - Latest vacancies - PCN Start up support offer from NHS England - PCC Clinical Directors Leadership course - Upcoming Connect for Health Launch Events - Women’s Health Update - Practical Allergy for Primary Care - PACT - Did you know..? Mental Health support in schools - Contact us - Chart of the Week:  Prescribing spend on items that are considered low clinical priority
 
Issue 341
23 September 2019
Ophthalmology Training - 10-min CBT training feedback - Save the Date – Care Homes LES – Annual Peer to Peer - 0-19 years Healthy Child Service Consultation Stakeholder Presentation - One Life Suffolk Club - Launch of How Are You, Suffolk? - NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG – meeting in public - NSFT Physical Health Check (SMI) team - Latest vacancies - Primary Care Networks: Update to Commissioners - Connect for Health Launch Eye and North West - Date for your diary: Red Whale Women’s Health Update Course - Looked after Children Health needs and Health Assessment training - Ipswich and East Suffolk CCR training day - Workforce Trans Awareness Training for Healthcare professionals in November - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Pre diabetic referrals to ICS

 
Issue 340
16 September 2019
Movement disorders feedback request - Integrated Community Paediatric Services - Primary Care Collaborative programme - Child Death Review panel newsletter - SEND Parent Carer Update September 2019 – issue 3 - GP Update: News from West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust - HEE Population Health Fellowships - Latest vacancies - Primary Care Networks – next steps for practice managers conference - Coming up…. Connect for Health Launch Felixstowe - Social Prescribing Special Edition newsletter - Reminder: Date for your diary: Red Whale Women’s Health Update Course  - Looked after Children Health needs and Health Assessment training - Integrated Urgent Care: direct booking roadshow - Support for Primary Care Networks - Respiratory Forum – 23 October 2019 - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG practice spend on specials as per 1000 patients
 
Issue 339
09 September 2019
Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Unit -  ICPS Service Review Engagement Survey - New Transient Ischaemic Attach Referral form - Paediatric Diabetes Referral Pathway - New Gateway C for Cancer Diagnosis - Changes to GP Clinical system procurement - NIHR CRN Eastern Primary Care Study and Resource - Latest vacancies - Connect for Health Launch Events - GP Training and Education Afternoon - Reminder: 10-minute CBT - Student Life Event Information - PACT - Safeguarding Leads Meeting - Reminder: Looked after Children Health needs and Health Assessment - Adult Safeguarding - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Dementia Diagnosis Rate
 
Issue 338
02 September 2019
Lung cancer pathway at Ipswich Hospital - Ipswich Hospitals Ophthalmology departments bleep system - DXS CompleteCare Clinical Templates - Appointment of the new Safeguarding Board Manager - Latest vacancies - Primary Care Network podcasts - Connect for Health is launching near you! - Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG GP Training and Education - Care Navigator Forum - Flyer for joint Clinical / Medico legal society meeting - Looked after Children Health needs and Health Assessment training - Red Whale Womens Health Update - NHS FutureTech Roadshow: Suffolk and North East Essex - PACT - Did you know.. Suffolk Urban Street Gangs and County Lines bulletin? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: % of LD Health Checks delivered
 
Issue 337
27 August 2019
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Framework - Survey - Introducing the Suffolk Child Death Review Team - Message from Dr John Hague - Dementia Together: Younger Persons Navigator - Dementia Friends Champions Induction - Stakeholder Event 0-19 Suffolk Health and Children's Centres - My Care Record - The Purple Book - Guidance update for ICO - Latest vacancies - PCN Roles Reimbursement Guidance - Connect for Health is launching near you! - Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG GP training and education afternoon - Red Whale Women's Health Update Course - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG Spend on products
 
Issue 336
19 August 2019
Suicide Prevention for Veterans - Dementia Together: Younger Persons Navigator - How are you Suffolk - Latest vacancies - The Integrator: The new provider on the scene - PCN Development Support - Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG GP Training and Education - Looked after Children Health needs and Assessment Training - Red Whale Women's Health Update Course - East of England Practice Nurse and Community Diabetes Nurse Conference - Time for Care: Quality Improvement for Early Career GPs - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Helpfulness of Receptionists by PCN Patient Survey
 
Issue 335
12 August 2019

Community Memory Assessment Service - Antibiotic Resource Pack - Reminder: Atrial Fibrillation - Funding available for training nurses new to general practice - Message from the Diabetes Centre - Call for more type 2 referrals to Diabetes Education (DESMOND) - New NICE publications for Learning Disabilities - Care Navigator newsletter - The Sport England / Richmond group of charities - Latest vacancies - Summary of Community Contracts- Social Prescribing Link Workers - Network Contract Directed Enhanced service data  - Primary Care Networks: a quiet revolution - Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG GP Training  - Care Navigator Forum - Spirometry Interpretation Workshops - PACT - Did you know..? Inequalities in Cervical Screening - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG Antibacterial items


 
Issue 334
05 August 2019
LD Pre-health Questionnaire - Primary Care Awards - ESNEFT New Immunology Reference Intervals - Dementia coding in GP Practice and Care Homes - Adult safeguarding web page - Message from ESNEFT: DVT Pathway - Funding available for training nurses - Latest vacancies - New Community Pharmacy Contract - Core INT Leadership Workshop - 10 minute CBT: Thursday 19 September - Education for Health Long Term Conditions - Flyer for Joint Clinical/Medico Legal Society - PACT - Did you know..? Public Health contacts - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Overall experience of GP Surgery
 
Issue 333
29 July 2019
CYPF Workforce Development Survey - Public Health Suffolk - How Are You? Survey FOR INFORMATION - Valproate usage in women - Atrial Fibrillation - Annual Members meeting 2019 - Feet on the Street - Meet the MASH - PPG News - Latest vacancies - Training, Education & Development Event dates for 2020-2021 - Musculoskeletal Primary Care E-Learning - Nurse Leadership Development Programme 2019-2020  - PACT - Did you know..? -Contact us - Chart of the Week: Practice spend on prescribing drugs that could be purchased OTC
 
Issue 332
22 July 2019
Public Health Suffolk - Survey - Phenelzine(MAOI) stock issues - Diabetes Programme roll out of ECLIPSE software - Reminder: Urology Pre-referral Guidance - Cervical Cancer Screening - New strategy to safeguard physical health launches - GP retention toolkit - Measles flyers translated - CCG Governing Body Meeting this Tuesday - Suffolk Carers Matter Handbook - Latest vacancies - PCNs: frequently asked questions - Nurse Leadership Programme - Op Explorer Training Event - PACT - Did you know..? - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Dementia Coding
 
Issue 331
15 July 2019
URGENT Thick and Easy 225g tins (starch-based) - Safeguarding Children Update - DXS Updates - New Invoicing Template - Respite on Prescription - Patient Access to Medical Records - Obesity Campaign - Community Dental Services - Landseer Road closure - West Suffolk Integrated Pain Management Service - Citizens Advice Help to Claim Universal Credit - Physical Activity Clinical Champions - Latest vacancies - PCN Guidance on Social Prescribers and VAT - Social Prescribing in Primary Care Networks - Caldicott Guardian Training - One Clinical Community Nurse Leadership Development Programme 2019-2020 - L3 Safeguarding Children Training Dates - General Practice Improvement Leads Programme - Did you know..? Working Together With You Event - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Bath and shower preparations for dry skin
 
Inbox 330
08 July 2019

LD Pre-Health Check Questionnaire Packs - PM Forum Presentations and Feedback - Young People’s Mental Health Feedback - Emotional Wellbeing Hub - Psychosexual Therapy Services - Cervical Cancer Screening - Hospital OOH Services are moving - Salbutamol 2mg/5ml syrup stock issues - Military Veterans: Did you serve? - Can Do Health and Care Newsletter - Latest vacancies - Connect for Health - Healthy Living Pharmacies - Free Immunisation Training - Suffolk SEND Training - Diabetic Foot Screening Workshop - Training courses for Pharmacists - PACT (Training Hub Newsletter) - Did you know..? Diabetes Event in July - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Change in the prescribing of Trimethoprim items

 
Issue 329
01 July 2019

Improving Flu Uptake PMA Survey - Primary Care Dashboard - Rapid Access Chest Pains e-referral - Changes to family history breast cancer pathway - Relocation of Riverside bloods - Stoma and Wound care S1 Formulary update - Practice nurse wound care group - New ordering list of continence products - Reminder: Aldeburgh Hospital medical cover - Future of Ipswich and District Clinical Society and Ipswich and Suffolk Medico Legal Society - Latest vacancies - Development Afternoon 18 July - Launch of Connect for Health initiative across East Suffolk - Flu immunisation programme 2019-20 - GP Bring Baby Training Day - Young People’s Mental Health evening education - PACT - Did you know..? STP video of achievements - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Practice spend on insulin needles

 
Issue 328
24 June 2019

FOR ACTION 1. NWRS June Extraction Reminder FOR INFORMATION 2. Medical GP Cover 3. St Elizabeth Hospice migration to SystmOne 4. Practice Managers Forum 5. Reminder: Urology pre referral guidance 6. Latest vacancies PRIMARY CARE NETWORKS CLINICAL DIRECTOR INFORMATION 7. PCN Clinical Directors 8. PCN Funding Information EDUCATION & TRAINING 9. Briefing: Safeguarding training requirements for healthcare staff in primary care 10. Young People, Mental Health and the GP consultations 11. General Practice Improvement Leads programme 12. Training & Education afternoon 20 June 2019 – Feedback request 13. Ipswich & East Primary Care Nurse Conference – 11 September 2019 14. PACT CONTACTS and USEFUL LINKS 15. Contact us CHART OF THE WEEK 16. Chart of the Week: prescribing budget

 
Issue 327
17 June 2019
FOR INFORMATION 1.Serious Mental Illness LES 2.Urology Pre-referral Guidance 3.Enuresis Service 4.SFC Respite on Prescription 5.Semen container update 6.Learning Disabilities Pre Health Check booklet 7.Learning Disabilities Communications Resources 8.Learning Disabilities Awareness Week 9.Practice Manager’s Forum  10.Reminder: Amparo Service 11.Appointment to CCGs and Suffolk and North Essex Integrated Care System 12.Latest vacancies EDUCATION & TRAINING 13.Training and Education afternoon –  20 June 2019 14.Reminder: diabetes workshops  15.PACT  DID YOU KNOW…? 16.Did you know..?  CONTACTS and USEFUL LINKS 17.Contact us CHART OF THE WEEK 18.Chart of the Week: sore eyes/tired eyes
 
Issue 326
10 June 2019
NMP Conference July 2019; Antibiotic LES; Care Homes LES; Direct access to Audiology; Message from NEEPSPS; Pilot: Dietetic-led Enhanced Lifestyle Support Service; Update: Wound Care Formulary; Update: Prescribing of Barrier Preparations; Update: Ostomy Accessories Formulary; This week is Carers Week; 
Suffolk and North East Essex ICS Newsletter; Amparo Suffolk Service; Issue 11: Study and Resource Bulletin; St Elizabeth Hospice migration to SystmOne; Latest vacancies; 1 June 2019 GP Parkrun Pledge Day; Museum of East Anglian Life food growing project; Free two day course; PACT; Did you know the IConnect Launched?; Contact us; Chart of the Week: Elective Admissions
 
Issue 325
03 June 2019

Turning Point secure email address - updated DES Guidance - Patients no longer registered (message from West Suffolk Hopsital) - Carers Week starts 10 June - Latest vacancies - Better Births launch - CPD Funding - Free Diabetes Training - PACT - Contact us -  Did you know..? Armed Forces Support - Chart of the Week: Hay fever or allergic rhinitis prescribing spend

 
Issue 324
28 May 2019
EOI for Physician Associate Ambassadors - LeDeR: Learning disability, death certification and DNACPR orders - Care Homes LES update - GP Referrals to Physio - Practice Nurse Newsletter - SEND Support and ASD factsheets - Workforce Data Reports - DXS Update - Parkrun Practice initiative - Latest vacancies - Care Navigator News - ‘What Matters to You’ Day - Safeguarding Feedback and Slides - Meet the MASH - Dementia education evening 5 June - PACT - Contacts and useful links - Did you know..? Minding The Gap - Chart of the Week: GP+ attendance
 
Issue 323
20 May 2019
Social Prescribing Letter Discussion – Please respond today! - Alivecor AF Devices Feedback - Diagnosing Dementia in Young People - Better Births Team Launch – Tuesday 4 June - New Wellbeing Mental Health Nurse at Ipswich Diabetes Centre - Operational Plan 2019/2020 for the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System - General Practice Nursing Single Point
NHS Finance for General Practice – 2019 Regional Events - Woodbridge Veterans Support Group - Local vacancies - PPG News, Issue 4 2019 - Contact the Elderly - Safeguarding Training – Wednesday 22 May - Upcoming Evening Education Sessions - Care Navigator Forum – Thursday 20 June - Free Dementia Resources Available - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Suffolk Volunteering Conference 2019 – Thursday 6 June - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on Perindopril Arginine per 1000 patients per practice March 2018-February 2019
 
Issue 322
13 May 2019
Test the New SEND Support Wheel - Leadership and Innovation Club Launch – Wednesday 22 May - GP Safeguarding Leads Session - LeDeR Programme Learning into Action Bulletin - BMA Commissioned VAT Guidance for PCNs - Local vacancies - Move Suffolk Week – 18-26 May 2019 - GP Parkrun Pledge - Safeguarding Training – Wednesday 22 May - Dementia Education Evening – Wednesday 5 June - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Dying is something we need to plan for and should be talking about…Chart of the Week: Dementia Coding – Full Year Results 2018-2019
 
Issue 321
07 May 2019
2019/2020 Care Homes LES - Safeguarding Children Update - FIT Goes LIVE Tuesday 7 May (Today!) - Practice Manager Forum – Save the Date! - Local vacancies - Introduction to the Care Homes Local Enhanced Service (LES) - Next Training and Education Event – Wednesday 22 May – Reminder - Kingfisher Mother and Baby Unit Open Sessions - Medico Legal Society – Gross Negligence Manslaughter Lecture – 24 May 2019 - FREE GP Skills Workshop - 15 May 2019 - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Celebrate Suffolk Day in Felixstowe – 21-23 June 2019 - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on Paracetamol and Tramadol combination products per practice Mar 2018 to February 2019 (£/1000 patients).
 
Issue 320
29 April 2019
Patient’s Spiritual Health Survey - Diabetes Prevention Week Impact - INRs over the Weekends and Bank Holidays - The ABC on Increasing your Dementia Diagnosis - Local vacancies - Mental Health Education Evening – Tuesday 7 May – Reminder! - Updated – Next Training and Education Event – Wednesday 22 May - Non-Medical Prescribing Conference – 1 July 2019 - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? ActivGardens on Hospice Great Garden Trail - Chart of the Week: Indicative LD Health Check Results 2018/2019
 
Issue 319
23 April 2019
E-Learning with Blue Stream Academy - Learning Disability and Autism Training for Health and Social Care staff Consultation - Caring for Primary Antibody Deficiency (PAD) Patients in the Community - Self-harm Project - Local vacancies - Mental Health Education Evening – Tuesday 7 May – Reminder! - Free Safeguarding – Ganga and County Lines Events - Free Cancer Update – 6 June 2019 - Free Mental Health Awareness and Emotional First Aid Workshop - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: IESCCG practice spend per 1000 patients on modified release doxazosin Feb 2018 – Jan 2019
 
Issue 318
15 April 2019

NHS Casting Call for General Practice Staff – Deadline Tuesday 16 April! - Citizens Advice Bureau – Help to Claim - Freestyle Libre - Medicines Management Newsletter - Information and wellbeing Programmes available from Suffolk Family Carers - Local vacancies - NICE Information - GP Practice Manager Fined for Sending Personal Data to her Email Account - Is Your Privacy Notice Up to Date? - Mental Health Education Evening – Tuesday 7 May - Next Training and Education Event – Wednesday 22 May - Presentations from 4 April Training and Education - FREE Healthy, Happy Safe Conference – Wednesday 1 May - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network - Chart of the Week: Health Care Records



 
Issue 317
08 April 2019

Training and Education Feedback Request - 'Help us to help you’ Campaign Participation - Supply Issue: LINC Medical Drainable Night Bags - Safety Notice – Nutilis Pre-thickened Range Name Change - Felixstowe Community Hospital – New Access Arrangements for the Minor Injuries Unit - Suffolk Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub Update - My Care Wishes – Updated Documentation - Collection of Connect for Health Roll-Up Banners - Transition: Moving Into Adult Care Guide - Raising Concerns or Compliments about Cephas Care Ltd - Suffolk Local Offer Share via SMS - Launch of Walk and Talk – Thursday 11 April - Local vacancies - DXS SystmOne Template - Mental Health Education Evening – Tuesday 7 May - East of England Leadership Academy Practice Manager’s Leadership Development - Changes to E-Learning Provision - Contact us - Did you know..? John’s Campaign – A Focus on those who care for those with Dementia - Chart of the Week: Prescribing Spend Against Budget (April ’18 to January ’19)
 
Issue 316
01 April 2019
Volunteer Practices Required for Piloting Diabetes App - Free Training Spaces Available – Tuesday 2 April - Survey for Women Who Use West Suffolk for Maternity Care - DXS Update - Notice of Stock Issue – EPIMAX Cream Emollient and Soap Substitute - OneLife Suffolk – Redeveloped Website - SEND Parent Carer Update (March) - Chief Nursing Officer Bulletin - Patient Participation Group Newsletter - Local vacancies - Data Security and Protection Toolkit Reporting Arrangements - Training and Education Afternoon – Thursday 4 April - Practice Manager Forum Agenda – PCN Special - FREE HEE Contact Days for GPs - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Age UK Offer a Telephone Befriending Service - Chart of the Week: Antibacterial item/STAR-PU by practice Feb 2018 - Jan 2019
 
Issue 315
25 March 2019
Proposed Future Speech, Language and Communication Services - Invoice Fraud Alert - Norfolk and Suffolk Primary Care Research Office Experience Survey - Diabetes Prevention Week, 1 - 7 April 2019 - Practice Manager Forum Notes and Presentations - Primary Care Network Meeting – Save the Date! - Halfway to Home - Suffolk Life Savers – Latest Newsletter - Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG – Meeting of the Governing Body - Physical Activity Intervention – The Great East Run Ipswich 2019 - Latest vacancies - Creative Health and Social Prescribing - Advice from the ICO to GPs on dealing with SARs - GP Training Education and Development – 4 April - NHS Health Checks Update – 4 April - Practice Nurse forum – 4 April - Reminder – Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Evening Educational Sessions – Tuesday 2 April - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Have you heard about Amparo Suffolk - Chart of the Week: Cervical Screening
 
Issue 314
18 March 2019
QOF End of Year 2018/18 Actions - Education Event Feedback - Out of Hours Service with GP Fed - Living Life to the Full (LLTTF) - Dietetic Guidelines - Optimise Rx - Clinician Welcome Pack - 360 Survey Thank you - Latest vacancies - SOCIAL PRESCRIBING: Suffolk Walking Festival - Fit and Fed holiday activities - INFORMATION GOVERNANCE: Former council officer fined - EDUCATION & TRAINING: Mental Health Evening 2 April - COPD workshops - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Prescribing - spend on lidocaine plasters
 
Issue 313
11 March 2019
Subject Access Requests - NHS Takeover of the Ipswich parkrun – Your Help Needed - Reminder - Improving the Lives of our LD Patients - GP Workload Tool - DXS Processes - Are you a Family Carer in Suffolk – Help Shape Carers’ Services - NICR CRN Eastern Bulletin – Issue 10 - Local vacancies - New Project to Support Mental Wellbeing in East Suffolk Schools - Training and Education Afternoon – Thursday 14 March - Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Education Series: Emotional Needs and Consultation Skills - Practice Manager Forum – Tuesday 12 March - Care Navigator Forum – Thursday 14 March - Free Tissue Viability Training Event – Tuesday 26 March - Level 3 Safeguarding Children Training for GPs and Primary Care Staff - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: The percentage of GP regular patients with a SystmOne/Emis Record Sharing Decision plus recent progress, missed opportunities and summary care record decisions.
 
Issue 312
04 March 2019

Care Navigator Forum - NHS parkrun: can you volunteer? - EMIS Web Migration to SNOMED CT - Cancer Update FIT testing update - Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Grant - Diabetes Prevention Programme - Latest vacancies - High Intensity Users - Connect for Health Community Advisors at Burlington Primary Care - Living Life to the Full launch and Haematology clinical lecture 14 March - Tissue Viability Training for nurses -  Mental Health and emotional wellbeing education session 2 April - RCGP EA Annual Symposium - PACT latest training and events - Contact us - Chart of the Week: Flu vaccination uptake

 
Inbox 311
25 February 2019
Update for Patients being Stepped up to a Community Hospital - EU Exit Letter on Personal Data - DXS Update - Can Do Health and Care Newsletter - COPD Respiratory HOT Clinic - Reminder - Information Governance Update – Secure Email - Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board Newsletter - Support and Information for People with Borderline Personality Disorder - West Suffolk GP Queries and Discharge Summaries - Local vacancies - ‘Connect for Health’ Community Adviser Surgery Open - Loss and Resilience – Meaning Making though  Illness or Bereavement - Health Coaching Flyer - Training and Education Event – Thursday 14 March - Contact us - Chart of the Week:  Percentage of co-amixiclav, cephalosporins and quinolones rolling 12 month – Nov 2018 and variance in prescribing YTD.
 
Inbox 310
18 February 2019
The NHS Long Term Plan and GP Contract - Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Framework - SEND 16+ Transitions Guide Available - NHS Health Checks Clarification - COPD Respiratory HOT Clinic - Reminder - The GP Support Hub is now Live! - Reminder - What to do if I Fall? Infographic - Local vacancies - Practice Manager Forum – Tuesday 12 March - Trinity Park Event Feedback Request - Free ‘Primary Care and Cancer Matters’ – Wednesday 15 May - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Parents and Carers Together - Chart of the Week: Ipswich and east Suffolk Cumulative Achievement against Dementia Coding Target of 66.7% (at January 2019).
 
Inbox 309
11 February 2019
Practice Nurse Forum - reminder - One Clinical Community at GP Education Afternoon – 13 February - COPD Respiratory HOT Clinic - reminder - The GP Support Hub is now live! - Notice: Barrier Preparation Out of Stock - Practice Nurse Wound Care Group – Future Dates - NHS Long Term Plan Infographic - Local vacancies - GP Training and Education Afternoon – Wednesday 13 February - Invitation to Primary Care Networks Workshop - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week:  IESCCG percentage change in trimethoprim prescribing in patients 70+ years by practice October 2018.
 
Inbox 308
04 February 2019
Mental Health Education Sessions: Personality Disorders – 7 February - Care Quality Commission (CQC) Support - My Care Wishes – DNACPR Form - COPD Respiratory HOT Clinic - Fibromyalgia – New Guidance for Primary Care - The Latest Primary Care Dashboard - NHS Healthy Eating Guide - Care Navigator News - Local Vacancies - Mental Health Awareness and Emotional First Aid Workshops - GP Palliative and End of Life Care Education - Training and Education – Wednesday 13 February - Practice Nurse Forum – Wednesday 13 February - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Patients are able to book their NHS Health Check between 5:30-8:15pm. - Chart of the Week: achievement of all three Type 2 Diabetes NICE treatment targets and the achievement of all eight Type 2 Diabetes care processes.
 
Inbox 307
28 January 2019
ME and CFS Specialist Clinic Service Update- Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing – Personality Disorders - Ivry Street Minor Surgery Unit - Vivomixx and VSL#3 removed from the Drug Tariff - Distraction Burglaries – a Message from the Police - Promotion of SEND Transitions Guide - Practice Nurse News - Local vacancies - NHS England App Launch - Leadership in General Practice Training – 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 15 Mar - WRAP Course available on ESR - Level 3 Safeguarding Children Training for GPs and Primary Care Professionals - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Stepping Home - Chart of the Week: Quality of Framework Performance on Blood Pressure and Diabetes
 
Inbox 306
21 January 2019
First Contact Practitioner Survey – Deadline Today! - Primary Care User Group - ICE Fast Track Referral Configuration - New Transitions Guide for 16-25 Years with SEND - Perinatal Team – New Telephone Number! - A Celebration of Nursing and Midwifery - Primary Care Focused Discussion at STP Partnership Board - Local vacancies - Make Safeguarding Adults your Business Conference - Support for Practice - Physician Associates Internship - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: QoF HYP006 – The percentage of patients with Hypertension in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90mmHg or less.
 
Inbox 305
14 January 2019
MSK GP Survey – Reminder! - CCG Annual Stakeholder Survey - Unavailable Product - Updated Catheter, Skin and Stoma Formulary and Updated Nursing Home Order Form - Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Formulary (OPAT) - ESNEFT - My Stroke Guide - Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service - Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship Licence - Services for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) - Suffolk Family Carers – Who’s in Charge? - Great East Swim, Suffolk - Taste Community Café for those Suffering with Alzheimer’s or Dementia - Latest vacancies - Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Education Sessions - FREE Primary Care and Cancer Matters Faculty - Practice Manager Forum – Save the Date! - GP Skills Training Events - PACT - Contact us - Did you know..? Dedicated NHS Veteran’s Mental Health Services - Chart of the Week: IESCCG spend on medicines of low clinical value per practice November 2017 to October 2018.

 
Issue 304
07 January 2019
2019 GP Patient Survey - CQC Learning Bulletin – Autumn 2018 - Faxes – BBC Article - MSK Hip and Knee Pathway Reminder - Radiotherapy Services ESNEFT - World COPD Day - New Deputy Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children - PPG News - Latest vacancies - GP Educator Training - Practice Manager – Coaching and Mentoring - Foundation Course in Clinical Hypnosis for Healthcare Professionals - Reminder! RCGP – Annual Symposium 2019 – Save the Date! - Primary Care Leadership Collaborative - Primary Care Network Webinars – Practice Managers - St Elizabeth Hospice Courses - PACT - Contact us - Chart of the Week: those patients with atrial fibrillation with a record of a CHA2DS2 – VASc score of 2 or more, the percentage of patients who are NOT currently treated with anti-coagulation drug therapy and the Exception Rate
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